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Adriana Mendoza Named to Food Policy’s “40 Under 40” Rising Food Policy Stars

June 12th, 2024|

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"Despite working many jobs to supplement my father’s income, my mother always found time to join grassroots organizations to advocate for labor and immigrant rights, and housing and food justice. She was my inspiration in doing the work that I do today."

NYC Announces $7 Billion Design and Construction Contracts for Two Borough-based Jails

May 21st, 2024|

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Jennifer Parish of the Urban Justice Center told the Daily News: "Delaying completion of the Queens and Bronx jails is shameful and unlawful. Mayor Adams is failing in his responsibility to advance the plan to close Rikers."
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